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Review: could Yasmin cause Crohn's disease?





Summary: Crohn's disease is found among people who take Yasmin, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Accutane, and have Acne.

We study 38,268 people who have side effects while taking Yasmin from FDA and social media. Among them, 55 have Crohn's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Crohn's disease and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Yasmin and have Crohn's disease >>>

Yasmin

Yasmin has active ingredients of drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Yasmin 38,739 users)

Crohn's disease

Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract) has been reported by people with acne, pain, inflammatory bowel disease, depression, high blood pressure.(latest reports from Crohn's disease 74,817 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 38,262 people reported to have side effects when taking Yasmin. Among them, 55 people (0.14%) have Crohn's Disease.

Trend of Crohn's disease in Yasmin reports

Time on Yasmin when people have Crohn's disease * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Crohn's disease0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Crohn's disease when taking Yasmin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Crohn's disease0.00%0.00%28.85%57.69%3.85%7.69%1.92%0.00%

Severity of Crohn's disease when taking Yasmin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Crohn's disease ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Acne (26 people, 47.27%)
  2. Contraception (14 people, 25.45%)
  3. Crohn's disease (10 people, 18.18%)
  4. Drug dependence (5 people, 9.09%)
  5. Anxiety (4 people, 7.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Accutane (37 people, 67.27%)
  2. Ortho tri-cyclen (13 people, 23.64%)
  3. Lopid (12 people, 21.82%)
  4. Coumadin (10 people, 18.18%)
  5. Humira (10 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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